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Not ready to retire: the old mission worker in Masai lands

An old man named Elijah from Kenya’s Masai lands has been at missions work since he was about 20. Ever since then, he’s been travelling around his community telling people about his Saviour. And he's still not interested in stopping.

God didn't give up on Joy

CW: child abuse. After the scars of her childhood, Joy found safety and acceptance on a football team. That's where she met Jesus: in the hands and feet of the coaches, in Scriptures tossed in conversation, in study of his Word and through church.

SIM Ecuador missionary kids grow in Christ virtually

The challenges of COVID-19 gave birth to a new support team for SIM Ecuador missionary kids (MKs). The team formed to meet social, mental, and spiritual needs in addition to educational needs when children noticeably grappled with changes.

Will he be proud of me

Following God is hard. Sometimes it’s at odds with our desire to make our family proud. But when we follow, we often get to see people come to faith in Christ. Read the testimony of one person who came to the Middle East and saw the family of God expand.

Faithful in study, fluent in hope

Sometimes the language learning phase for mission workers can seem like a detour. But language coach Candace who serves Faithful Witness teams sees it as a ministry in and of itself.

Giants in the grocery store

Many do not know the full lives SIM retirees have led, especially those who have now passed away. But they continue to inspire as giants of faith.

SIM Doro Clinic team

The diverse team at SIM Doro Clinic serve more than 150,000 people from many different tribes within the local village and refugee camps. In this video the clinic manager talks us through a whistlestop tour of the clinic.

Meet the SIM Doro clinic chaplain

Pastor Bulis is a local pastor who serves as chaplain of the SIM Doro Clinic, South Sudan. In this short video we see how he has the unique opportunity to daily support, teach and pray with patients at the clinic.

Sports Friends VIDEO: Daniel the Shoemaker

At one sports camp in Nigeria, young people had the opportunity to learn vocational skills — such as shoemaking! Daniel’s time at camp not only showed him Christ’s love, but also launched his career as a shoemaker in Jos, Nigeria.

Ingessana people discover the truth about Jesus

The truth could not be hidden from the Ingessana people, as many are turning to Jesus Christ as their saviour, even amidst extreme hardship.

Courageous mission

Despite incredible risks, Michael has been committed to these people who have never heard the gospel.

The nine year secondary education

Four years. That is how long it should have taken. But nine years after starting at Sudan Interior Church (SIC) School, the first students have finally graduated from their secondary school education.

Pastor Quaye sees his listeners

Pastor Sebastian Quaye took up the challenge of visiting the region he broadcasts to in the Grebo language for SIM Liberia’s ELWA Radio. It took nearly four days of round the clock travel by taxi, motorcycle, and on foot to reach Plebo City, Maryland County but every moment was worth it.

God in the everyday

Mercy Kambura, a writer for AfriGO, SIM and AIM's publication mobilising the African church for mission, finds stories in the mundane, exactly where God is working. Hear how her gift furthers the kingdom.

Restoring hope and bringing life

God showed the Maphosas and the Haddads that children in southern Africa need good foundations for living healthy lives and avoiding dangerous illnesses. They've now helped more than 20,000 children across the region! Read about their work.

Like the widow knocking, Tanzanian team hopes for return

It takes a certain toughness to keep praying the same old prayer. SIM's team who once worked in Tanzania have encountered this kind of test as they pray to return to the place God's called them.

Saaw's escape

Saaw used to tell fortunes, make holy water for people, and consecrate their spirit shrines. But the spirits only brought her hardship and fear. Learn how she escaped and embraced peace in Christ.

Saaw and Dtang: Freeing a friend

Dtang had to drive past Saaw’s house on her way to the rice field each day. So, she told her about Jesus.

Curiosity after class

SIM worker Wade* found himself with a rare opportunity after he offered to discuss the Kingdom of God with his elementary level English class. One of his students, who is Muslim, said, “This is a really interesting topic ... Could we discuss this in the morning?”

The Mabaan Church stands for peace

In early December 2020, fighting broke out in the southern region of our Mabaan County between two groups of young men. Pastor Andrew felt called to intervene by asking for peace.

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Not ready to retire: the old mission worker in Masai lands

An old man named Elijah from Kenya’s Masai lands has been at missions work since he was about 20. Ever since then, he’s been travelling around his community telling people about his Saviour. And he's still not interested in stopping.

God didn't give up on Joy

CW: child abuse. After the scars of her childhood, Joy found safety and acceptance on a football team. That's where she met Jesus: in the hands and feet of the coaches, in Scriptures tossed in conversation, in study of his Word and through church.

SIM Ecuador missionary kids grow in Christ virtually

The challenges of COVID-19 gave birth to a new support team for SIM Ecuador missionary kids (MKs). The team formed to meet social, mental, and spiritual needs in addition to educational needs when children noticeably grappled with changes.

Will he be proud of me

Following God is hard. Sometimes it’s at odds with our desire to make our family proud. But when we follow, we often get to see people come to faith in Christ. Read the testimony of one person who came to the Middle East and saw the family of God expand.

Faithful in study, fluent in hope

Sometimes the language learning phase for mission workers can seem like a detour. But language coach Candace who serves Faithful Witness teams sees it as a ministry in and of itself.

Giants in the grocery store

Many do not know the full lives SIM retirees have led, especially those who have now passed away. But they continue to inspire as giants of faith.

SIM Doro Clinic team

The diverse team at SIM Doro Clinic serve more than 150,000 people from many different tribes within the local village and refugee camps. In this video the clinic manager talks us through a whistlestop tour of the clinic.

Meet the SIM Doro clinic chaplain

Pastor Bulis is a local pastor who serves as chaplain of the SIM Doro Clinic, South Sudan. In this short video we see how he has the unique opportunity to daily support, teach and pray with patients at the clinic.

Sports Friends VIDEO: Daniel the Shoemaker

At one sports camp in Nigeria, young people had the opportunity to learn vocational skills — such as shoemaking! Daniel’s time at camp not only showed him Christ’s love, but also launched his career as a shoemaker in Jos, Nigeria.

Ingessana people discover the truth about Jesus

The truth could not be hidden from the Ingessana people, as many are turning to Jesus Christ as their saviour, even amidst extreme hardship.

Courageous mission

Despite incredible risks, Michael has been committed to these people who have never heard the gospel.

The nine year secondary education

Four years. That is how long it should have taken. But nine years after starting at Sudan Interior Church (SIC) School, the first students have finally graduated from their secondary school education.

Pastor Quaye sees his listeners

Pastor Sebastian Quaye took up the challenge of visiting the region he broadcasts to in the Grebo language for SIM Liberia’s ELWA Radio. It took nearly four days of round the clock travel by taxi, motorcycle, and on foot to reach Plebo City, Maryland County but every moment was worth it.

God in the everyday

Mercy Kambura, a writer for AfriGO, SIM and AIM's publication mobilising the African church for mission, finds stories in the mundane, exactly where God is working. Hear how her gift furthers the kingdom.

Restoring hope and bringing life

God showed the Maphosas and the Haddads that children in southern Africa need good foundations for living healthy lives and avoiding dangerous illnesses. They've now helped more than 20,000 children across the region! Read about their work.

Like the widow knocking, Tanzanian team hopes for return

It takes a certain toughness to keep praying the same old prayer. SIM's team who once worked in Tanzania have encountered this kind of test as they pray to return to the place God's called them.

Saaw's escape

Saaw used to tell fortunes, make holy water for people, and consecrate their spirit shrines. But the spirits only brought her hardship and fear. Learn how she escaped and embraced peace in Christ.

Saaw and Dtang: Freeing a friend

Dtang had to drive past Saaw’s house on her way to the rice field each day. So, she told her about Jesus.

Curiosity after class

SIM worker Wade* found himself with a rare opportunity after he offered to discuss the Kingdom of God with his elementary level English class. One of his students, who is Muslim, said, “This is a really interesting topic ... Could we discuss this in the morning?”

The Mabaan Church stands for peace

In early December 2020, fighting broke out in the southern region of our Mabaan County between two groups of young men. Pastor Andrew felt called to intervene by asking for peace.